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7.8. Beveridge Report.-
A major influence on world developments in the field of social security was the British Government Report (Beveridge Report, 1942), which recommended-(i) the maintenance of full employment as a responsibility of government, (ii) family allowance for all children after the first child, (iii) comprehensive health care for the whole population, and (iv) a unified national scheme of social insurance run by the State with the safety not of a unified scheme of social assistance.